Henri Lefebvre

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Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 29, 1991 (90)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
16, 1901
Birthplace
France
Death Date
Jun 29, 1991 (90)

About

Pioneered the criticism of everyday life and the concepts of the right to the city and the production of social space.

Before Fame

He studied philosophy at the University of Paris, then worked with Paul Nizan, Norbert Guterman, Georges Friedmann, Georges Politzer, and Pierre Morhange in the Philosophies group, which sought to create a philosophical revolution by 1924.

Trivia

He wrote over 60 books and 300 articles and was known for his study of dialectics and alienation and his staunch criticism of Stalinism and structuralism.

Family Life

He used the names of various girlfriends and wives when naming his published works.

Associated With

He was a believer in Karl Marx's philosophy, commonly known as Marxism.